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Donald Dillingham refuses to join his family in their new social life when Henry Dillingham suddenly becomes wealthy, and he incurs their even greater disapproval for marrying chorus girl Ardell Kendall. Learning that famous sculptor Gustaf Borgstrom wishes to use Ardell as model, the Dillinghams suddenly welcome Donald and Ardell to their estate. Donald succumbs to both the jazzy pleasures and the attentions of Maybelle Wescott, but Ardell remains aloof and in order to pay off Maybelle threatens Mr. Dillingham with exposure of his infatuation with a chorus girl. The adventuress breaks her agreement to leave Donald alone, and Ardell reveals the bargain to Donald, who angrily leaves. Ardell sadly returns to the Dillinghams' honeymoon cottage and finds a repentant Donald awaiting her.